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bring in oil and generate greenhouse gases and they want the president to kill the project. >> reporter: thousands of protesters gather inside san francisco along with tens of thousands along the united states to rally over the pipeline. they made efforts to show themselves as ordinary citizens concerned about america. >> this is putting a face on the public support for clean ener gee and opposition to the dirty keystone pipeline. >> i consider myself a reasonable person. so, indeed i think the idea here is to be reasonable and to try to get other reasonable people to think about the reality of climate change. undetoured by freezing temperatures, tens of thousands rally inside washington, d.c. demanding the barack obama administration on climate change and reject the pipeline. the president earlier this year said he would push the
pipeline through. sounds more cautious in his state of the kwraoup address. >> if congress will not act soon to protect future generations i will. i will direct my cabinet to come up with executive actions that we can take to reduce pollution, prepare our communities for climate change and speed the transition to more sustainable sources of energy. >> reporter: it will run from canada to the gulf coast. they claim the extrapgz of oil from tar sands generates more greenhouse casses. they said the president has gone part way but they want more. >> now we want him to do the next thing, say no to the keystone pipeline and say yes to cutting carbon from existing power plants. >> reporter: the keystone pipe line will be a difficult decision for the barack obama administration. and, of course, there is no room in that decision for compromise. reporting live in san francisco, kpix-5. investigators are trying to figure out who is at fault in a
crash between a motorboat and a golden gate ferry. it happened yesterday afternoon in raccoon strait. kpix-5 found people in the community not surprised by the accident. >> reporter: the ferries are running again after an accident that left a lot of people wondering -- >> how did this happen? >> investigators are trying to figure that out and people were hurt after their motorboat collided with the ms san francisco ferry saturday afternoon. >> we have some initial things coming in. can not release coming official until the entire investigation is complete, unfortunately. >> reporter: but on the shores where the ferry departed 10 minutes before the collision, safety is in question. >> watching the ferry coming in and all of the rowers coming in front of them. what are they thinking. >> we are speaking with avid boaters saying they are surprised this kind of thing
does not happen more often. >> it should happen every day. >> reporter: they think both boats may to be blame. >> this are a lot of stupid people out on the bay, too. >> most of cuss see that big thing coming. -- most of us can see that big thing coming. [ laughter ] >> reporter: they think everyone needs to showdown. >> you have to be careful around big boats. the ferry is regularly scheduled. people should be aware of it. >> afterwards we look at everything. >> reporter: the crewmembers of the ferry are on paid administrative leave pending the results of drug tests. ferry passengers are not concerned. >> it is quite ub usual. they will find -- unusual they will find there was a good reason for it. a warning tonight in an explosion of door to door salesmen in the south bay. they had 80 calls from people complaining about unwanted magazine salesmen since
january. solicitors are from out of state and required to get permits. the police say there has been burglars in the city but have no evidence that this is linked. burglars showed no love to people on valentine's day. two homes about 5 miles apart were hit within hours of each other on hillsborough on thursday. thieves went through the front door of one home and through a window at the other home. police are asking people to be vigilant. checking out the bay area headlines, abscesses by b.a.r.t workers are costing them millions in overtime each year. the examiner found one in 8 employee calls in sick each day on average t. costs b.a.r.t $14 million a year. right now b.a.r.t is looking to close a $6 billion funding again through fare and parking fee hikes. a plan to build new hangars for googles private jets are
getting complicated. city leaders will meet on it. one of the companies rejected is crying foul. it claims they can create more revenue than the $3 million projected by the winning bidder. and a day of remembrance. it is the wartime exkhaougz of japanese americans from the west coast and their encarseration in internment camps. this day of remembrance was in memory of inea. it is super sunday. nothing to do with football. we have more on the special sermon at local churches aimed to getting teenagers to go to college. >> reporter: at alan temple, california state university is reaching out to african-
american kids. before the streets get them. >> consider going to college. >> i decided i would like to further my education. >> reporter: according to the center for educational statistics young, african- american men, don't go to college as much as white, asian and hispanic counterparts. csu wants to change that. >> colhreplg education will be a great opportunity for them to advance themselves. >> college education will be great opportunity for them to advance themselves. >> it could be any college. >> reporter: jason henry goes to night school after his they job. i asked him, was it ease stphe. >> not at all. tough, especially having to work full time as well as attend classes. >> reporter: he learned it was easier to get in than out. but can see the light at the end of tunnel. >> getting out is a struggle. a lot of life lessons. >> reporter: heed he was called schoolboy and soft. >> people don't want to see you
succeed because they see themselves in a different way and treat you differently. >> dream big, that is what i would tell anyone watching. >> he said the high rode can be lonely. >> i -- road can be lonely. >> i don't have friends, they are not there for you, they will not have your back in the long run. [music] san francisco the warning that can ground the blue an gels air show. >> people are recording 24/7. especially if you are committing a crime. police are getting help from tech savvy society. they are making it easier for everyone to become a crime fighter
time. congress and the president have until march first to stop automatic spending cuts from going into eff fleet week is on the chopping block. congress and the president have until march 1st to stop automatic spending cuts to go into effect. if the cuts do happen the u.s. navy's blue angels could be grounded. mayor says that would, in turn,
mean the end of san jan's fleet week celebration that the navy jets take part in. san francisco police department is catching more crooks thanks to you. kpix-5 shows us how technology is connecting investigators with the public. >> there is our suspect back there. >> reporter: it all started with this cell phone video, rowdy crowds torching a muni bus after the giants won a the world series. the police posted the video to their web site under the tab "lineup" and the tips came rolling in. >> it made us realize, wait a minute, if that happens, why don't we try it with another video. sfpd find a new crime fighting tkaol. it launched december and features one video a week. >> stabbing him in the back of the neck. >> reporter: of crimmials of san francisco. >> thoughs hip on the ground. kwheuting murder. we discovered a short time after that, she was dead.
>> i see her my. when a suspect was caught on camera running away after killing a woman's pet dog. all captured by cameras that exist on virthe every location in the city. using social media to solve crimes. >> when we wear the uniform we see things during a tkpw-frpbt die. the crimmials are out looking per us but not members of the public who are watching this sro and took -- watching this video and looking at them. >> reporter: now, tipsters can call or e-mail their information. >> people are recording 24/7. especially if someone is committing a crime. i guarantee it. >> reporter: all tips can be
anonymous. in san francisco, kpix-5. >> well, we knew it was coming to an end. when you should expect them. kp ix-5 mary gonzales had a cold she also has asthma. so she sees her allergist who has a receptionist susan who sees that she's due for a mammogram. mary has one that day. that's when she finds out she has a tumor. she has a successful surgery and because her health provider has an amazing connected system, she has her life.
had minor cuts and nobody else was hurt. the whole event last aid minute for all of that. >> -- lasted a minute for all of that. >> yes. >> there you go. i participate inside this run in chinatown, the best way to see chinatown right here in san francisco. and it is by foot. it was the annual 10-k running through the streets of chinatown today. wow! marking the year of the snake. nobody was moving like a snake. they were fast. they were racing. all right, from this morning until now. live kpix-5 camera looking out towards the bay bridge. clear skies after a mild day here in the bay area. good evening, currently we have numbers in the 50s. currently 52 degrees in san francisco. winds are nonexistent but at sfo with the westerly at 15. highs today, 56 degrees in pacifica. a couple degrees different from yesterday. 69 if san francisco.
it was 70 in kentfield. 63 in san jose. a couple degrees above normal. tonight, 34, to the north, 42 and mountain view, 38 to the east. and concord, back in through walnut creek. middle 30s at the delta. looking out from oak land towards san francisco. -- oakland, towards san francisco. increasing clouds. patchy fog, overnight hours, so, gray slate for it to begin w. partly to mostly cloudy. noticing the difference with the temperatures, cooling down. areas of low pressure going through the high pressure. ridge. this high pressure is now moving due east. we have rain and it is coming. we will see the rain towards the delta. otherwise, morning commute. that you will need your umbrella. it will leave us with a light dusting. snow level down to 2500 feet.
a few snowflakes by tuesday night, also, so, that leaves us with at least seven inches of snow, 7,000 feet on tuesday and the high sierra. tomorrow, our temperatures are coming down due to the west wind at 20 miles an hour. under 60 degrees everywhere. take a look at the forecast. after the rain out with the threat of the thunderstorm, containing small hail on tuesday. jaily chances of you needing an umbrella each day. but, the holiday will be dry. all be it on the cooler side. we will all feel the difference tomorrow. >> this means we need to go somewhere it is warm. >> all right. spring training it. >> oh, i know that you know wherever the a's and giants go, spring training, kpix-5 is there. dennis and phoenix with the a's today. and ladies first in nascar.
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for next sunday's daytona 5. that is huge! that is the sport with a front loaded schedule big. patrick averaged 196 miles per hour. only jeff gordon came close. patrick sprint cup race best is 17th. >> i feel like i grew up with good values and good goals and i was brought up to be the fastest driver, not the fastest girl. i have been luck i enough to make history and be the first woman to do many things. and, you know, i really just hope that i don't stop doing that. we have a lot more history to make and we are excited to do it. >> her boyfriend is a few rows back, starting 12th. baseball takes us back to arizona yesterday. dennis was at the giants and today, the a's. >> thank you, vern. hello everybody from phoenix. the a's were one of the biggest
surprises in 2012. >> people have that confidence. you can see it when they come back. they are excited. everybody is excited to come out here and play. >> oakland's magic carpet ride went to unexpected destinations. a 500 team at the all-star break. the a's became the hottest club. winning game after game. >> and the oakland a's will live another day! >> the american west champion season ended against detroit. but, the magic is still here. unmistakable. can you catch lightning in a bottle twice? >> i pride myself in it. overcoming. we did that all season. and it is a rewarding feeling in the end. >> gone are johnny, brandon and
mccarthy. new is starting shortstop, nakagima, lawrey, and young. three key editions adding experience and pop to the lineup. >> the game they got eliminated hurt me because i was pulling for them. you never know going into the season. all about the character you have in the club house and that you have to be good and lucky and a few walk offs later. next thing you know you are right there in it. >> reporter: can moss complete the break out compain of 2012 and avoid a slump. just how much shaving cream is lou willing to buy? >> it is part of a plan. it worked out better than anticipated. i think we are a year ahead of where we plan to be. that is great. >> coming up on "game day" we will go one-on-one with the a's skipper and take you to scottsdale, just to chat baseball and have a couple
beverages. tonight, on "gameday" at 11:35. >> all right, there, den. for the final time looking for 3 in a row in this event. takes the first set 6-4, 5-3, and hitting it wide and for the third straight year, ronach wins the open that moves to memphis, it tennessee next year. number 4, stanford, visits ucla. samuelson, automatic. stanford, 5. low post. scoring a game-high 26. stanford wins it 68-57. 13-1 in the pac-12. but, so is lindsay, leading cal
bears at usc. uneffected on that jumper. score 16. up 9. inside and 1. led the bears with 22. cal wins 72-54. a pac-12 battle. now, charlie, getting into a play off at 17, and that is a big one. the over-the-shoulder fist pump. in a playoff. sinking the putt. going to extend the playoffs, no. ! >> oh. >> southern cal native wins his first pga title. qualifies for the masters. >> all right, that is it for us. >> see you at 11:00. good night
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